“There is one body and one Spirit–just as you were called to one hope when you were called–one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.”
(Ephesians 4:4-6 NIV)
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In the Bible, there is reference to the church at Corinth, the church at Ephesus, the church at Galatia and so on. The church was not a reference to a building; rather the church described the believers, the Christians, the followers of Christ.
In the many years since, man has managed to divide the believers into buildings. Today, the word church commonly refers to the building and within its walls are the various denominations…the various faiths…the various divisions.
Christianity, by man’s standards, has become as varied as “Heinz 57.”